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coronavirus-updates-2-Sub-Statement on COVID-19


From the start, P&HCC’s primary directive in response to the COVID-19 situation has been twofold: to keep our employees, students, and constituents as safe as possible and to continue providing the quality instruction that our students rely on us to provide.

Current Student Policies: 

Revised August 16, 2022

P&HCC’s pandemic-related policies are shaped by our governing body, the Virginia Community College System, as well as the state and national authorities. In every change and every inconvenience that the pandemic may bring, we are immensely grateful for your patience and your flexibility. 

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The student will contact their instructors (regardless of face-to-face or online modality) immediately. The student will quarantine for a minimum of 5 days after the positive test result. If, on the 5th day, the student has been without fever and fever reducing medication for 24 hours and/or with symptoms improving (if fever was not a symptom), the student may return to the classroom. It is strongly encouraged the student wears a mask for days 6-10 when in a public setting.

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The student should be diligent in monitoring their symptoms for 10 days after the exposure. Students are encouraged to test once during days 3-5 after the exposure occurred. Test kits are available for order from https://www.covid.gov/tests. If the student develops symptoms, do not attend class. The student should test immediately and follow-up with their instructors regarding the progress of their classes. If the student tests positive, follow the "Positive Test Result" guidance provided above.

For exposures linked to the classroom, instructors will email all students involved. Students are to follow the exposure guidelines stated above.

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Student Health Safety Agreement

Current Employee Policies: 

Revised August 16, 2022

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The employee will quarantine for a minimum of 5 days after the positive test result. If, on the 5th day, the employee has been without fever and fever reducing medication for 24 hours and/or with symptoms improving (if fever was not a symptom), the employee may return to work. It is strongly encouraged the employee wears a mask for days 6-10 when in a public setting. If the employee is able to work from home during the quarantine period, then s/he should do so. If the employee is not able to work from home due to illness from COVID, the employee will submit eligible leave for the days s/he cannot work. Wage employees will work with their supervisors to adjust their work schedule accordingly (when possible) to limit negative impact.

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The employee should be diligent in monitoring their symptoms for 10 days after the exposure. The employee is encouraged to test once during days 3-5 after the exposure occurred. Test kits are available for order from https://www.covid.gov/tests. If the employee develops symptoms, do not come to work. Test immediately and follow-up with your supervisor regarding your work schedule for that day. If the employee tests positive, follow the "Positive Test Result" guidance provided above.

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If the employee tested positive for COVID within six months of someone in your household testing positive for COVID, the employee should follow the "COVID Exposure" guidelines. With all other scenarios, for a positive case regarding a member of the employee’s household, the employee will complete a two phase quarantine:

If needed, in both phases, wage employees will work with their supervisors to adjust their work schedule accordingly (when possible) to limit negative impact. If the employee becomes positive during either phase, the employee should follow the "Positive Test Result" guidance above.

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